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Macbeth

Synopsis
Two-part production of Shakespeare’s play, adapted and directed for radio by David Hitchinson. With Ian Holm in the title role and Penelope Wilton as Lady Macbeth. The music is specially written by Colin Sell.
No further information known (5/2007).
Series
Play of the Week (BBC World Service)
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Apr 1994 at 01:01 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
120 (total running time)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Director
David Hitchinson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Colin Sell
Adaptor for Radio
David Hitchinson
Cast
Ian HolmMacbeth
Penelope WiltonLady Macbeth
James Laurenson 
Michael Kitchen 

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Originally broadcast in two 60-minute slots on 17/04/1994 and 24/04/1994 as part of the ‘Shakespeare Today’ season on BBC World Service.
Reviews
Source: London Calling, April 1994.

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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